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Mar
15
Sun
Sundays at the Symphony Concerts @ The Grand 1894 Opera House
Mar 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Galveston Symphony will perform three more concerts in our 40th anniversary season.
 
Orchestra fans are in for a treat on February 9 as Saeverud himself will perform Paganini’s First Violin Concerto
 
Then, on March 15, the concert program will include the world premiere of a new piano concerto by Saeverud’s father, Ketil Hvoslef, a prolific Norwegian composer and four-time recipient of the Norwegian Society of Composers’ Work of the Year award. 
 
And the season will end on a high note on April 19th, with Respighi’s rousing ‘Pines of Rome!’
 
Concerts are Sundays at 4 p.m. in The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice Street in Galveston’s historic downtown district.
 
The Symphony’s companion series, Moody Mansion Music, offers opportunities to meet visiting soloists. The up-close and intimate recitals are at 7 p.m. in the ballroom of Galveston’s beautiful historic Moody Mansion, 2618 Broadway Avenue.
 
For more about GSO, visit GalvestonSymphony.org
 
Sunday, February 9 (4 p.m.) | Trond Plays Paganini
  • Paganini, Violin Concerto No. 1 with Trond Saeverud, violin
  • Howard Hanson, Symphony No. 2 “Romantic”
 
Sunday, March 15 (4 p.m.) | Tchaikovsky: Pathétique
  • Balakirev, Tamara
  • Hvoslef, Piano Concerto No. 2 (World Premiere) with Andrew Staupe, piano
  • Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique”
 
Sunday, April 19 (4 p.m.) | Pines of Rome
  • Lili Boulanger, D’un Matin de Printemps, arr. JoAnn Falletta & Terrie Baune
  • Haydn, Symphony No. 94
  • Vivaldi, Piccolo Concerto in C with Peter Verhoyen, piccolo
  • Respighi, Pines of Rome
Apr
19
Sun
Sundays at the Symphony Concerts @ The Grand 1894 Opera House
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Galveston Symphony will perform three more concerts in our 40th anniversary season.
 
Orchestra fans are in for a treat on February 9 as Saeverud himself will perform Paganini’s First Violin Concerto
 
Then, on March 15, the concert program will include the world premiere of a new piano concerto by Saeverud’s father, Ketil Hvoslef, a prolific Norwegian composer and four-time recipient of the Norwegian Society of Composers’ Work of the Year award. 
 
And the season will end on a high note on April 19th, with Respighi’s rousing ‘Pines of Rome!’
 
Concerts are Sundays at 4 p.m. in The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice Street in Galveston’s historic downtown district.
 
The Symphony’s companion series, Moody Mansion Music, offers opportunities to meet visiting soloists. The up-close and intimate recitals are at 7 p.m. in the ballroom of Galveston’s beautiful historic Moody Mansion, 2618 Broadway Avenue.
 
For more about GSO, visit GalvestonSymphony.org
 
Sunday, February 9 (4 p.m.) | Trond Plays Paganini
  • Paganini, Violin Concerto No. 1 with Trond Saeverud, violin
  • Howard Hanson, Symphony No. 2 “Romantic”
 
Sunday, March 15 (4 p.m.) | Tchaikovsky: Pathétique
  • Balakirev, Tamara
  • Hvoslef, Piano Concerto No. 2 (World Premiere) with Andrew Staupe, piano
  • Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique”
 
Sunday, April 19 (4 p.m.) | Pines of Rome
  • Lili Boulanger, D’un Matin de Printemps, arr. JoAnn Falletta & Terrie Baune
  • Haydn, Symphony No. 94
  • Vivaldi, Piccolo Concerto in C with Peter Verhoyen, piccolo
  • Respighi, Pines of Rome

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